Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

Learn about the rich heritage of parks and gardens in Topics.
Image location: Powis Castle

Follow News & Events, updated regularly with the latest information affecting historic parks and gardens. Image location: Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Visit the Schools for ideas and activities to encourage the interest of children and young people in their local parks. Image location: Trentham

Join us as a volunteer and Research & Record historic parks and gardens in your area.
Image location: Cirencester Abbey

View the Illustrated Glossary which provides definitions and accompanying images for terms and concepts associated with historic parks and gardens. Image location: Pannett Park

This site is NOT open to public.


Brief description of site

A map of 1874 shows the house set in woodlands. The estate included a church, school and two entrance lodges. There are curved terraces to the south of the house. There was parkland and woodland beyond. Features included a kitchen garden and a number of small lakes. The 1981 map appears to show a similar layout.

Location information:

Address: Cross-in-Hand, Waldron, TN21 0SL

Locality: Waldron, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Cross in Hand/Five Ashes

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ565214
Latitude: 50.9708 Longitude: 0.227587

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Print preview